The road to today's modern court, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor writes, was one fraught with change, upheaval and contingency for most of our nation's history. So much of what we take for granted was once steeped in uncertainty. Here, Justice O'Connor sheds light on the people and transformations that took us from John Jay to John Roberts, from an erratic young court to the incredible institution that endures today.
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We all know that The Great Gatsby will be coming to theaters this month. But there are a number of other films releasing in May that you may want to check out, including Iron Man 3, The Iceman, Epic and Shadow Dancer. If you want to stay inside and need some options for TV viewing, tryBehind the Candelabra,which premieresMay 26th on HBO, or pop in a DVD of Jack Reacher, Safe Haven, or Cloud Atlas.